Translation of focal in Spanish:

focal

Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊkəl/

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 [issue/topic] central
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    • But we do intend to put something back that we can all be proud of to make a new focal centre of the village again.
    • The third plot while without a central focal character is the most important thread: the coming of the Second Boxer Rebellion in China.
    • Dubey cuts the figures at the edges and at unusual angles to create focal interest in the compositions.
    1.2 [Optics/Óptica] [length/ratio] focal
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    • Huygens discovered the law of refraction to derive the focal distances of lenses.
    • Residual longitudinal chromatic aberration introduces a focal shift for any wavelength variation.
    • There are now Bifocal lenses, a type of contact lens design that includes two focal areas: one for near, one for distance.

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